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Mr Saul and Beverly Spigler
Presidents 

Saul Spigler founded Chabad of RARA in 2000 in the memory of his late mother. A lawyer by trade, his passion lies in Jewish outreach, undertaking the original RARA trip back in 1977. He has also been instrumental in the recovery of Jewish property lost during WWII.

Beverly Spigler is the sounding board of RARA, contributing to the trips and programs, as well as doubling as the unofficial party planner. She regularly caters Shabbat lunches for 25 people on any given week.

 

 

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Rabbi Menachem & Shevi Aron
Directors

Rabbi Menachem Aron, born and bred in Australia, has been active in Jewish outreach and creative work both in Melbourne and around the world. He is also an avid photographer.
Mrs Shevi Aron, also from Australia, is an accomplished flautist and has been teaching music since 2014. She has completed her tertiary Jewish studies in New York and Israel.
Menachem and Shevi are blessed with a daughter, Chaya Mushka.


 

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Rabbi Yossi & Malki Rodal
Chabad of The Hunter

 

Rabbi Yossi Rodal is a California boy who married an Aussie girl and made Australia his home. He has seen more of the Australian countryside in one year than many Australians will ever see. Yossi enjoys a good game of basketball and is learning the art of cricket.
Mrs. Malki Rodal holds a degree in Psychology, and is passionate about helping people live satisfying and meaningful lives. She loves to bake and often creates unique decorated biscuits for special occasions.

 

  

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Rabbi Mendel & Esty Khutoretsky
Chabad of the Sunshine Coast
 

Rabbi Mendel Khutoretsky moved from Sydney to Melbourne as a kid. In his role as mentor for troubled youth in Postville, lowa, he has found the perfect tool to bond with these boys: the good ol' Aussie meatpie.
Mrs Esty Khutoretsly comes from the American Midwest, where she grew up amongst her 14 siblings. Born to Israeli parents, and schooled in Canada and New York, Esty enjoys bringing those global tastes to her kitchen, where she's always up for a friendly chat.

 

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Rabbi Ari & Mushkie Rubin
Chabad of Far North Queensland

Rabbi Ari Rubin is a native Australian who went to school in Melbourne and furthered his studies in London, New York and Israel. He has worked in various Rabbinic roles for organisations all over the globe.
Mrs. Mushkie Rubin was born and raised in Israel, and has a passion for childhood education. She's currently qualifying as a Montessori Educator. Their home is the place to be on a Friday night, with a menu and atmosphere like no other.


 

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